Gathering to focus on gay issues in schools

Students, parents and teachers will gather today to discuss how to make schools safer for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students.

The annual Expression Not Suppression conference will be from 12:30 to 6:50 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 2131 N. Van Ness Blvd. in Fresno.

The event, sponsored by the Gay-Straight Alliance Network, will include workshops and a youth dance. The conference is free and includes lunch and dinner.